Articles by Niall Browne

Uncovering Curiosities: George Gallo’s COLUMBUS CIRCLE

Columbus Circle is an odd little curio from 2012 featuring the not inconsequential talents of Selma Blair, Amy Smart, Jason Lee, Giovanni Ribisi, Kevin Pollak and Beau Bridges. A decade ago or so this may even have had a theatrical release, but we [...]

April 15, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE LAST CASTLE

Rod Lurie – 2001 Director Rod Lurie delivers a thoughtful, but hugely entertaining prison drama with The Last Castle. Robert Redford is great in the lead role – but Lurie’s film also has a fantastic supporting cast – James [...]

April 15, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE OMEN

Richard Donner – 1976 The Omen is a first rate horror from the great Richard Donner – which once again shows that he’s a director at ease in every genre.  Great acting from Gregory Peck and Lee Remick and a fantastic score from [...]

April 14, 2021

The Best Scene In Steve McQueen’s WIDOWS

Steve McQueen’s 2018 film Widows is a screen adaptation of Linda LaPlante’s 1980s mini-series. Transplanting the action across the Atlantic to Chicago, McQueen brings his usual well composed direction to proceedings, turning this pulpy tale [...]

April 13, 2021

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